Maritime Safety

September 03, 2018 - 02:24:14 am

In April 2009, when Israeli based cargo ship MV Africa Star was attacked by nine pirates, the ship’s crew used   coils of barbed...

August 27, 2018 - 02:45:41 am

There have been no news yet about the chemical tanker vessel with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, which went...

August 27, 2018 - 02:40:59 am

Carbon dioxide emissions from 22 top ocean container carriers, representing 85 percent of global containerized shipping,...

August 27, 2018 - 02:39:18 am

 The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan on Wednesday averred that the Joint Task Force, JTF, as well...

August 27, 2018 - 02:37:24 am

He has been described as Florida’s most renowned black pirate who used the island of Elliott Key, and other hiding places along...

Minister of Transportation; Mr Rotimi Amaechi (5th from left) with the members of the pilotage boards after their inauguration in Abuja last week. 

August 20, 2018 - 03:38:58 am

Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safely Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside last week disclosed that it...

August 20, 2018 - 03:31:47 am

In an effort to tackle emergencies on its waterways more efficiently, the Lagos State Government is to procure life-saving, quick...

August 20, 2018 - 03:28:09 am

The global maritime report on piracy has for the second time in 2018, placed the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) on the red spot. According...

August 20, 2018 - 03:23:41 am

Predictions about the billions of dollars that drone technology represents are as pervasive as they are extreme. Drone industry...

FREE AT LAST: Some of the 57 Ukrainian seafarers who recently regained their freedom after about on year of abandonment on different ships 

August 13, 2018 - 03:34:29 am

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said it had commenced the installation of navigational aids on the nation’s...

August 13, 2018 - 03:32:22 am

The Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transportation of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), last week in Lagos said it had step up...

August 13, 2018 - 03:30:34 am

The Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association (NMNOWTSSA) has blamed unemployment as the major...

August 13, 2018 - 03:28:54 am

Piracy at sea targeting cargo carrying vessels is an unfortunate reality most of us are familiar with, but piracy at berth or...

August 13, 2018 - 03:27:19 am

Through the joint efforts of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of...

Some stakeholders at the National Inland Waterways Authority [NIWA] meeting with boat operators last week in Lagos.

August 06, 2018 - 03:44:42 am

An environmentalist; David Omaghomi, has raised alarm that more than 3000 shipwrecks are currently dotting that nation’s...

August 06, 2018 - 03:42:33 am

Apparently reacting to the recent boat mishap along the Marina to Ikorodu waterways where six persons were reported dead, the...

August 06, 2018 - 03:40:59 am

A group; ‘Nigerian Marines And Sea Transport Union In Diaspora’ also known as NIMSID last week posited that the Nigerian Inland...

August 06, 2018 - 03:39:43 am

About $1.4 billion (Sh140 billion) was spent on the war on piracy in the Western Indian Ocean bloc last year, a team formed to...

August 06, 2018 - 03:37:45 am

The Ilaje Advancement Forum (IAF), a youth group in the riverine area of Ondo State, has appealed to the state government to take...

The seven suspected illegal bunkers paraded by the Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt on Wednesday for allegedly running an illegal bunkering site 

July 30, 2018 - 02:03:31 am

 Stakeholders of the Nigerian maritime industry have kicked against the proposed Maritime Security Agency (MASECA) bill. Amongst...

July 30, 2018 - 02:01:22 am

 Acting Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr Danladi Ibrahim, has commended the Federal Government’s...

July 30, 2018 - 02:00:05 am

A joint military taskforce tagged ‘Operation Delta Safe’ says it seized 24 ships allegedly engaged in the evacuation of illegal...

July 30, 2018 - 01:58:57 am

 The number of crew members taken hostage increased from 63 in the first half of 2017 to 102 in the first half of 2018, the...

July 30, 2018 - 01:57:32 am

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed five persons died, as boat capsized at Ebute Terminal, in...

A representative of the Obong of Calabar, Chief Efita Effiom and Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside at the  Maritime Stakeholders Interactive forum which held in Calabar, Cross Rivers State recently.

July 23, 2018 - 03:35:10 am

 There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global...

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